Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 7 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2012 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder C FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2011 2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder C FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2010 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2009 2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2008 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2007 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2005 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2004 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2003 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2002 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Mitsubishi has manufactured models of Eclipse Spyder for 11 years. They average 20.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2012 Eclipse Spyder above average at 23 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2012 Eclipse Spyder to be $1,700 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Eclipse Spyder consumes about 14 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 23 27 20
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 23 27 20
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 22 26 19
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 22 26 19
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 22 26 19
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 22 26 19
2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 20 24 18
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 20 24 18
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 20 24 18
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 20 24 17
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 21 25 18

MPG breakdown by model options

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder has 44 different model options on record with the EPA since 2001. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2012 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 20
2012 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2011 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 20
2011 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2010 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2010 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2009 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 25 16
2009 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2009 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2009 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2008 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2008 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2008 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 25 16
2008 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2007 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2007 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2007 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L 18 24 16
2007 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 24 16
2005 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 20
2005 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
2005 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2005 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2005 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 25 18
2005 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 25 18
2004 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 20
2004 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
2004 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2004 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2004 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 25 18
2004 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 25 18
2003 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 20
2003 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 20
2003 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
2003 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 18
2003 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2003 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 25 18
2002 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 27 19
2002 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 20 24 17
2002 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 26 18
2002 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 25 17
2001 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 20
2001 Automatic (S4), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 25 18
2001 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 25 17
2001 Automatic (S4), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 19 24 17